Epidemiology Elective Program

The Epidemiology Elective Program (EEP) introduces medical and veterinary students to applied epidemiology, public health, and global health through hands-on experience and mentorship by CDC subject matter experts. This program offers 6- or 8-week rotations based at CDC sites, other federal sites, and state, Tribal, local, and territorial health departments.

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EEP has partnered with the CDC Foundation to provide several  awards annually to EEP graduates who have a demonstrated commitment to public health, global health, or One Health through their EEP assignments. Learn more about the awardees and the award criteria: CDC-Hubert Global Health Awardexternal icon and the Pappaioanou Veterinary Public Health and Applied Epidemiology Awardexternal icon.